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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Rock paintings -- France.,
  • Paleolithic period -- France.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementAndré Leroi-Gourhan ; translation by Sara Champion.
SeriesThe Imprint of man
Classifications
LC ClassificationsN5310.5.F7
The Physical Object
Pagination77p.,[62]p. of plates :
Number of Pages77
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22578761M
ISBN 100521244595

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